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Norman Wielsch arrives at Superior Court in Walnut Creek, Calif. Thursday April 21, 2011 for a CNET-related hearing.
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Curtis McCarty regains his freedom in May 2007 after more than 21 years in prison, almost all of it on Oklahoma's death row.
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Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.
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Seven men purported to be the members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped by suspected militants last week appeared in a video posted online Sunday and urged the government to secure their release by meeting their captors' demands.
The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.
The judge ascended the bench. He looked down at cafeteria-style tables marked "Prosecuting Attorney" and "Defense Attorney." To his left, two men sat in a box marked "Jury." The witness stand was marked "Witness." "Sustained," proclaimed the judge, who wore a striped polo shirt, a thick goatee and a shock of greasy hair.
President Barack Obama will discuss the legality of his administration's secret drone program and other counterterrorm practices during a speech Thursday, a White House official said.
An inmate accused of beating and strangling his cellmate at the Sterling Correctional Facility has been charged with second-degree murder.
Police say a gunman used anti-gay slurs before fatally shooting a 32-year-old man in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails and prisons.
But the world's leading film festival can transform careers - something no one knows that better than actors Berenice Bejo and Tahir Rahim, stars of director Asghar Farhadi's festival entry "The Past." Bejo shimmered on-screen in Cannes two years ago in "The Artist," her director husband Michel Hazanavicius' vivacious silent homage to Hollywood's ... (more)
Byron Scherf was sentenced to death for killing a corrections officer at the Washington State Reformatory, but he will face the same security measures as the other eight death row inmates at the state penitentiary at Walla Walla, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.
Prosecutors plan to retry a Central Texas man whose 25-year-old conviction for setting a fire that killed his two young stepsons was set aside due to issues raised later with the science used to find him guilty.
Federal authorities said the son of a Tampa-area fertility doctor is accused of tricking his girlfriend into taking an abortion drug to kill her unborn child.
A gang leader has been sentenced to serve more than 78 years in a federal prison for his role in three armed home invasion robberies in Nashville.